To know more in depth

For those of you who want to learn more in depth, or who want to have some web resources at hand, I have prepared a selection of web resources related to the different units.

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Week 2. Unit 1. A Chinese city: the Qingming shanghe tu

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Week 2. Unit 2. Song dynasty

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Week 2. Unit 3. The founding of the Mongol empire: Chinggis Khan

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  • Genghis Khan on In Our Time at the BBC
    Melvyn Bragg discusses Genghis Khan with Peter Jackson, Professor of Medieval History at Keele University; Naomi Standen, Lecturer in Chinese History at Newcastle University;George Lane, Lecturer in History at the School of Oriental and African Studies

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Week 2. Unit 4. The first global world

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  • The Black death
    Melvyn Bragg discusses Black death with With Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London; Samuel Cohn, Professor of Medieval History at the University of Glasgow; Paul Binski, Professor of the History of Medieval Art at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge.
    BBC Radio 4 In Our Time

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Week 2. Unit 5. The first european travellers

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  • Prester John (link provided by Patricia Nunes)
    Melvyn Bragg discuss Prester John with Marianne O’Doherty, Associate Professor in English at the University of Southampton; Martin Palmer, Director of the International Consultancy on Religion, Education, and Culture, and Amanda Power, Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Sheffield.
    BBC Radio 4 In Our Time

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eBooks: Kindle Edition
This bibliography only includes e-Books. The link for each book enables you to “Look inside” the Contents and a sample of pages

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The European Discovery of China

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